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Anguilla Tourism Is Starting to Rebound

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is starting to see a major tourism rebound, according to new data from the Anguilla Tourist Board. Stopover arrivals to the island rose by 22 percent in January compared to the same month the …

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New Tourism Leadership in the British Virgin Islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has new tourism leadership, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent election. New BVI Premier Andrew Fahie will also be serving as Minister of Tourism, following his Virgin Islands Party’s win in …

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BVI Renames Cruise Pier for Tourism Visionary

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the fastest-growing cruise ports in the Caribbean has a new name. The British Virgin Islands has renamed the Tortola Pier Park in honor of tourism visionary and local cruise industry pioneer, Cyril B. Romney. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Anguilla’s Moonsplash Music Festival is back. The legendary music festival will take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay from March 21-24, 2019. The event returns after being suspended last …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A portfolio of luxury villas has made its return on the island of Anguilla, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Santosha Villa Estate and the Sand Villa, Sea Villa and Sky Villa at Anguilla’s Long Bay …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a memorandum of understanding with home sharing giant Airbnb, the territory announced this week. The partnership “aims to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism to the islands, democratize the …

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 It’s Mexico, but it’s also the Caribbean. The Mexican Caribbean is a whole different universe on the western side of the Caribbean Sea, with a different energy, culture and hospitality philosophy. And just as the eastern Caribbean is filled with …

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 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

 By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — In the middle of December, Puerto Rico tourism officials made a declaration. The destination was open for business, and ready to welcome back visitors, a bold claim in the wake of last year’s devastating …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is reporting that Southwest Airlines will continue to expand its presence on the island. The announcement came from the interim Executive Director of PRTC, Carlos Campos. Two routes to San Juan’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company have announced the launch of a special, unofficial PGA Tour event in March 2018. The tournament aims to support recovery efforts on the island, and will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico continues to work to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the destination’s tourism officials say it is officially “open for business.” More than 4,000 restaurants are already open, and major tourism attractions …

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 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Right now, it’s the beach capital of the Caribbean, and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is easier to reach than ever, thanks to a host of new deals at resort properties across the island. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s tourism sector continues to rebound with the another hotel property on the island. The Sheraton Puerto Rico has announced it will be taking new guest reservations starting Jan. 8, 2018. The Sheraton is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …